Significant Post-Pandemic Increase in Air, Road Travel Anticipated for Holiday WeekendMemorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of the summer travel season and there will be no shortage of travelers in Bay Area airports and cars on local roadways.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Free Muni Pilot Program Starting July 1Supervisors in San Francisco voted 7-4 to make the San Francisco Municipal Railway free from July 1 to September 1.
COVID: Low Case Numbers, Reduced Restrictions Have San Francisco Edging Towards NormalityWith COVID case counts low, vaccination rates high and a couple of major sporting events happening, San Francisco residents and visitor were enjoying a new sense of normal Friday.
Face Mask Flouter Spits at San Jose Service WorkersA woman who refused to wear a face covering spat at food service and bank employees at several San Jose businesses on Tuesday.
COVID: BART Hopes To Bring Public Transportation Hesitant Riders Back With Half-Price FaresWith more and more people returning to work, BART has come up with a half-price plan to lure riders back on its trains.
As Experts Question Need for Masks in Bay Area, Many Remain Reluctant to Remove ThemHow comfortable will Californians be giving up their masks? That’s a question many people are asking themselves these days as wearing a face covering becomes more of a choice than a mandate.
Pandemic Weight Problems, Eating Disorders Affect ChildrenChildren are gaining unexpected weight and also losing dangerous amounts as the pandemic ignites anxiety and stress. This phenomenon is unprecedented and it is leading to disordered eating.
COVID: Service Industry Employers Lament Lack of People Willing to Fill Open JobsRight when the restaurant and retail industries are bouncing back with customers returning as COVID restrictions ease, many businesses are facing a new hurdle: hiring employees to fill open positions.
COVID: San Francisco Business Leaders Brainstorm Ideas To Revive A Deserted ChinatownAt the start of the pandemic, there were empty storefronts and deserted streets in San Francisco’s Chinatown. A year later, it isn’t much better. Now business leaders are brainstorming on ways to bring people back.
San Francisco's Historic F Market & Wharves Streetcars Coming Back In Time For SummerThe streets of San Francisco will get back a bit of their pre-pandemic charm when the F Market & Wharves historic streetcars start rolling along Market Street.
Bay Area Indian Population Assesses Impact of Impending COVID Travel BanThe Biden Administration announced on Friday new travel restrictions from India as that country experiences an out-of-control surge of COVID-19.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Organizers Promote New Events After Pandemic Forced Festival’s Shut Down Last YearThe Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced Wednesday that it is hosting a series of events to replace its massive 42-year-old festival, which went on hiatus last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report: Judge Dismisses French Laundry Lawsuit Against Insurer Over COVID-19 ReliefA judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday brought by popular restaurant French Laundry against its insurance company over COVID-19 funding, ruling that a virus exclusion in the contract holds up.
SF Designer Turns Struggling Family Dry Cleaners Into Artsy Gathering Spot During PandemicA struggling small business in San Francisco’s Richmond District is trying to survive by welcoming others into its space and the entire neighborhood may be richer because of it.
COVID: Local Indian Americans Desperately Try To Help As India's Crises WorsensMediratta and her husband Rohit launched a GoFundMe account and a website connected to international relief agencies and the Indian government to begin shipping hundreds of oxygen units which will arrive next week.